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Synonyms for pinpoint
ˈpɪnˌpɔɪntpin·point

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  1. pinpointnoun

    a very brief moment

    "they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together"

    Synonyms:
    speck

  2. speck, pinpointnoun

    a very small spot

    "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

    Synonyms:
    speck, atom, jot, molecule, particle, touch, mote, tinge, soupcon, corpuscle, mite, pinch, hint

  3. pinpointverb

    the sharp point of a pin

    Synonyms:
    speck

  4. pinpoint, nailverb

    locate exactly

    "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"

    Synonyms:
    sweep through, apprehend, collar, peg, breeze through, sail through, ace, pass with flying colors, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, nab, boom, arrest, cop, blast, smash

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pinpoint":

    identify, locate

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How to use pinpoint in a sentence?

  1. Richard Pryor:

    Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them I'd died. I've been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife - I've had a few so it's hard to pinpoint which one - but who knows for sure?

  2. Ohio State University:

    During that, all the way from a polyp to the cancer stage, the person is exposed to a variety of things in their life. And to really pinpoint what is going on, we would need to follow specific individuals over time to really understand their dietary patterns, medications and weight changes, so that makes it really hard, because of the time that cancer actually takes to develop.

  3. Jeffrey Spring:

    It is hard to pinpoint whether the bill has had an impact or not, we have no way of knowing.

  4. Annette Chambers-Smith:

    We weren't always able to pinpoint where all the cases were coming from.

  5. Javier Corral:

    Guzman's escape isn't the work of pinpoint, geo-localized engineering, it's the fruit of the enormous corruption staining (Pena Nieto's) government.


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